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X:1 T:Old Town Reel C:E.M. Hall M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, B:leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a B:Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, B:Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc. (1876, p. 56) N:Coes performed with the San Francisco Minstrels in California from 1852 to 1859. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D S(3.f/.f/.f/f e>d|B/d/A/d/ B/d/A/d/|(3.f/.f/.f/f eB/c/|d/B/A/F/ F/E/E:| |:f/aa/ {b}a/g/a|fb/b/ {c'}b/a/b|f>e d/c/d/e/ f/b/a/b/ fe!D.C.!:| |:FD F/A/z/A/|{c}B/A/d/A/ {c}B/A/d/A/|FD F/A/z/A/|{c}B/A/d/A/ F/E/E:|]



OLD TOWN REEL. American, Reel (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBAACC. The tune was composed by banjo master E.M. Hall (for whom see note for "E.M. Hall's Reel (1)).


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Printed sources : - George H. Coes (Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc.), 1876; p. 56.






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